Martha D. Stapleton, 84, Huntingburg

Martha D. Stapleton, 84, Huntingburg, died Friday morning (April 12) at her home.

She was born in Huntingburg on July 14, 1928, to William and Laura Posey. She married Raymond Stapleton on July 28, 1945, in the Salem United Church of Christ parsonage in Huntingburg.

Surviving are her husband, Raymond Stapleton; a son, Gene Stapleton, Thousand Oaks, California; and two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, William Posey Jr., and a sister, Margaret Bretz.

Mrs. Stapleton worked as an obstetrics and gynecological nurse’s aide at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Huntingburg for 39 years prior to retiring in 1999. She was a member of Salem United Church of Christ and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2366 and American Legion auxiliaries.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday in Salem United Church of Christ. Pastor Mark West will officiate. Friends may call after 11 a.m. Thursday at the church. Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Salem United Church of Christ.

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